Satsuma ware figure of standing Hotei

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, second half 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with enamels over clear, colorless glaze
Style
Satsuma ware, Nishiki type
Dimensions
H x W: 30.4 x 21.8 cm (11 15/16 x 8 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Kagoshima prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.56
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure: Hotei

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Hotei, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Satsuma ware, Nishiki type, stoneware
Provenance

To 1902
Charles C. Coleman, Capri to 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Charles C. Coleman, Capri in 1902 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 984, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles C. Coleman (C.L. Freer source) 1840 - 1928
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum